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Topic # 112827 22-Dec-2012 16:03 Send private message

Hello all!

I have a Dlink di604 from the states that I use only for extra ports. Would something like this work for plugging it in?

http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/M9915/regulated-ac-adaptor-12vdc-1-5a-output

Not positive but I think that routers are 12volt?

Thanks!

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 736372 22-Dec-2012 16:58 Send private message

A quick google suggests that the  di604 is in fact 5V, If this is correct, 12V will likely destroy it. Does the di604 not have the voltage marked on it, may be by the power socket or on a sticker. Failing that check google say download a manual. Do not guess the voltage.

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  Reply # 736384 22-Dec-2012 17:48 Send private message

your router is 5 volts 2.0 amps 

this one would be more suitable
http://www.dicksmith.co.nz/product/M9914/regulated-ac-adaptor-5vdc-3-0a-output



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  Reply # 736455 23-Dec-2012 00:17 Send private message

Thanks guys you are correct. the 12v one is for a external hdd.

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